is one of the most noted artists in the Saper Galleries
With Tomoe Yokoi he had a major exhibition with us in 1988.
Hwang was born in Pusan, Korea in
In 1968 he traveled throughout Europe, stopping in Paris where he
intaglio printmaking with S.W. Hayter at his workshop, Atelier
In Hwang's fascinating mezzotints,
objects -- a flower, a stone, perhaps a bird -- achieve a mystical
that sets them apart from their everyday connotations. Though not
precisely surrealistic, Hwang's beautiful images, taken out of context
and isolated, are at once superbly executed.
Using a combination of intaglio
Hwang mezzotints the central image areas only, so that the background
light, unlike the typical mezzotint look.
Hwang has been honored with more
than 50 one-man
and group shows in recent years. He has received awards at all
prestigious print invitationals and his prints are in numerous museum
including the Museum of Modern Art (New York), Musee d'Art Moderne
British Museum (London), Victoria and Albert Museum (London), Albertina
(Vienna), Uffizi (Florence), Art Institute of Chicago, Brooklyn Museum,
Museum of Fine Arts (Boston).
Perhaps you may enjoy
having one in your
Artist proof, signed and dated 1974
Image size: 13 x
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